SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SharesPost, Inc., the leading liquidity provider to the late-stage, venture-backed asset class, today announced that Rohit Kulkarni, a senior analyst formerly with RBC Capital Markets, has joined the firm as Managing Director, Research.
Kulkarni has over 15 years of experience including fundamental research of private and public growth companies in the technology sector. He will oversee the firm's new data and research group, and serve on SharesPost's executive management team.
"Rohit Kulkarni is a highly respected research analyst whose expertise and leadership will help SharesPost meet the accelerating demand for data and analysis about private tech companies," said SharesPost Founder and CEO Greg Brogger. "The team is very excited to have Rohit joining us as the architect for our content creation and distribution platform, which will enable SharesPost to offer our institutional client base even greater insight into an asset class that continues to grow rapidly. We also look forward to making our research department's skills and resources available to our many issuer partners."
Prior to joining Sharespost, Kulkarni was Vice President, Senior Analyst at RBC Capital Markets, where he covered small and mid-cap stocks in the Internet sector, and led the equity research efforts for several recent IPOs. Before that, he was Equity Research Analyst, Internet & Interactive Entertainment, at Robert W. Baird & Co. Earlier in his career he worked for Citigroup, Houlihan Lokey, and Oracle. Kulkarni holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Engineering from VJTI (University of Mumbai) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as well as an MBA in Finance & Strategy from The Wharton School. He holds FINRA series 7, 63, 86, and 87 licenses.
About SharesPost, Inc. Since 2009, SharesPost has been a leader and innovator in private securities investments. Based in San Francisco, SharesPost has created one of the largest and most active networks of shareholders, investors, issuers and entrepreneurs by offering an array of private company investment products and services. With more than $2 billion in closed transactions, SharesPost provides its clients with unparalleled access to information and liquidity.